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MUSI 6310 - History of Music Theory

A guide for Dr. Snyder's course on the History of Western Music Theory from Pythagoras to the twentieth century.

History of Music Theory

Print Resources

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Explore the following relative catalog numbers for resources related to music theory:

  • ML128.T5             Bibliographies for Music Theory
  • ML170s                Gerbert, Coussemaker, CSM     
  • ML423                  Writings on Theorists    
  • ML430                  Histories of Theory
  • MT5.5 – MT7        Rudiments of Music Theory (Instruction and Study)

 Consider the subject headings below when browsing the library catalog for materials:

  • Music Theory 
  • Music Theory History
  • Music Theory History 15th Century (or the time period most pertinent to your research. For example, 500-1400, 16th century, 17th century, etc.)
  • Music Theory Periodicals
  • Music Theorists 

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